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runaround sue. ♪ it started out as a weekly routine forester fioli and her 24-year-old granddaughter chelsea playing oldies. >> that's how it happened. i pick her up from breakfast and she dances her way to the car. ♪ >> next thing you know, runaround sue is running around the internet titled dancing nan a. >> you can tell she is really going to get down when she puts down her purse. when she sets that thing down, she means business, no runaround. ♪ >> she wears her life alert like geriatric bling and she is dancing in the streets on part 2. ♪ on dancing nana part 3 she belts out a tune popular in her day. muk you're going to miss your
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big, fat, mama ♪ >> run away sue is her runaway viral hit. she brings down the house. with her last line. >> oh, i could dance all [ bleep ] day. >> i remember filming when she said that i was like oh, my god. these days nana is dancing in the halls rather than in the streets. ♪ cut, stop the dancing. i hate to see it. a few weeks ago chelsea's nana had to go into the nursing home. she is having problems with dementia. chelsea says she is the life of the nursing home. >> the spunky grandmother to all of us. i truly cherish the video >> she is an old i and a goody even when she is bad. >> i could dance all [ bleep ]
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day. >> jeannie moosz, new york. >> love that. 88 years old grandma, keep on dancing. that's it for me. thanks for watching. i am wolf blitz inner washington. the news continues next on cnn. >> hello, everyone. you're in the "cnn newsroom." whatever the outcome, it is a trial that stained a teen's reputation and strained friendships in the town of steubenville, ohio, and it is almost over. tomorrow could be the last day of testimony in the case of two high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl and a series of alcohol fueled parties back in august. just minutes ago the girl finished testifying against the defendants, trent mays and malique richmond. poppy harlow has been in court all day today and is updating us now. tell us what the girl said.
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>> reporter: good evening, don. this case has captured national attention because of all of the social media surrounding it, controversy over whether these boys were given preferential treatment or not because they are star football players and none of that matters right now. it is all about what is said in the courtroom and the state rested its case after the alleged victim that 16-year-old girl took the stand for about two hours this evening and here in the court right behind me. it was emotional at times and she was crying at times and the big question here is how drunk was she the night of these alleged rapes by the two young men? was she capable of consenting to anything or knowing what was going on? they questioned her about what she had to drink. she said she remembered having a shot of vodka, vodka mixed with a slushy and one malt beverage and nothing more. others have testified she had more to drink. she talks about being at a friend's house for a big party and then talking to trent mays throughout the nature leaving, holding his hand, he is kuft
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accused and not remembering anything after that. she says she really doesn't remember anything except for throwing up in the street later that night and then waking up the next morning on the couch of someone she really doesn't know with trent mays there and also the other co-defendant malique richmond there and she says she woke up naked and when asked by prosecutors did you ask the boys what happened last night? she said that she was, quote, too embarrassed to ask what happened that night. she also testified about about the ensuing days when she saw text messages and tweets and social media and pictures, et cetera, about the night and tried to figure out what happened. she insisted that she could not remember. she said eventually she did ask trent mays one of the accused what happened and he said she said they were telling me i was a hassel and they were taking care of me that night. i told you she got emotional. that's when the prosecution showed her one of their exhibits, a naked picture of her allegedly taken that night on
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the cell phone. she said she had never seen this picture before, just now in the courtroom, and she broke down on the stand. she started crying. we have to remember, this is a 16-year-old girl and the co-defendants are also juveniles in the case. it is an extraordinarily emotional for everyone. >> poppy harlow, thank you very much. very emotional story there. a tour bus carrying a university sports team crashed today and there are fatalities. this is cumberland county in southern pennsylvania. the women's lacrosse team was on the bus when it veered off the road. at least two people were killed and this evening we learn their names. our national correspondent susan candiotti is following the story from new york. a sad day for the small college near pittsburgh. >> just awful, don. there were 23 people aboard the bus and carrying seton hill's women's lacrosse team. the team's head coach, 30-year-old christina quigley was six months pregnant with her second child and airlifted to a
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hospital but efforts to save her and her unborn baby boy failed. bus driver 61-year-old anthony guetta died 2e scene. the charter bus was headed east on the turnpike this morning from seton hill and greensburg just east of bits purge on its way to mill lerzville in lancaster county. they stay the driver veered off the road, hit a guard rail, went 70 yards through grass and slammed into a tree. the front of the bus appears to have taken the brunt of the impact. the bus company says it is also investigating and issued a statement expressing its sorrow. we checked the company's safety record with federal authorities and there are no accidents shown online for the past two years and the 40-year-old bus line has a satisfactory rating and that is the highest one allowed. don. >> what about the cause of the crash? weather? particularly tricky stretch of highway? >> sure.
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naturally those are good questions. investigators are taking a look at everything, including the weather. police say there was an alternating mix of rain and snow at the time of the accident but it is not clear if weather played any role. authorities will be talking with survivors, those lacrosse players and other members of the team to see if they can shed any light on what happened. the ntsb has not decided whether it will get involved just yet. >> thank you very much. a pro football player was seriously burned today in a hot air balloon accident near miami. dante stal worth is reported in stable condition in a miami hospital after the balloon collided with power lines. a female friend is hospitalized in stable condition. i talked with his agent about the accident. >> really a freak occurrence. it happened here. it was on a leash ride and there was some type of malfunction and the balloon was tangled in power lines and suffered some burns and some serious burns, but
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thank goddess expected to make a full recover. >> this accident comes almost four years after another south florida tragedy involving stall worth. while driving under the influence he hit and killed a construction worker and he was sentencedes to 30 days in jail under a plea bargain along with eight years probation. his agent says the injuries from today's accident shouldn't jeopardize his football career. the wide receiver is currently a free agent. the mother of a missing new orleans woman is holding onto hope that her daughter will be found. >> she is still here. i can't think about her not being here. >> her mother tells me where she thinks her daughter might be. that's next. later, all teachers deserve praise. one in particular deserves it even more because she is actually giving a part of herself to save the life of one of her students. you will meet her later this hour. ry cleaner, we replaced people with a machine.
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>> investigators have been focusing on the bayous and the waterways in the surrounding area thinking in some way she may have driven her car into those or maybe someone put her there. i hate to say that to you. do you think she possibly because on the night she went missing, when she left par lays she had been drinking. do you think she possibly drove her car into one of those bodies of water? >> honestly, from my point of view, being her mother, i don't feel that she is in there. i don't feel she is in there. i don't feel that she is here. i don't feel she is in louisiana. that's just a feeling i have.
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i could be wrong but that's a feeling i have. they have to, you know, search the area because that was the area that she possibly could have used on her way home, but honestly, i don't have a feeling that she is in there. i have been by there. i have looked. i don't get any type of feeling she is there. >> what do you think happened? >> honestly, i feel someone has her. that's what i feel. i feel someone has her, someone is holding her, and for some apparent reason i don't know why but i begged and i pleaded just to bring her back, just to leave her somewhere.
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i just want my daughter back. >> you live in california. she was there. how often did you guys communicate? >> every day. every day, two and three times a day. my daughter speaks -- was speaking to her four to five times a day. we're a very close knit family. we have communication that goes beyond. i am very close to my daughters. i speak to my daughter, i would speak to her every night before either she goes to bed or i go to bed. we would always end our conversations with i love you. >> this is a very tough question. one that i must ask you. have you prepared yourself for the possibility, the worst possibility? we hope it doesn't happen. have you prepared yourself for that and can you even do that? >> i can't do that. i refuse to do that. i know my daughter, she is still
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here. she is still here. i can't see thinking about her not being here. me not seeing her face ever again. i can't see that. no. i can't. i am not thinking about that. i am thinking that someone is going to find her and someone is going to bring her back to me. >> we hope they do find her. thank you, god bless you. best of luck to you. >> thank you. thank you. when african-americans go missing, do they get as much media attention as missing whites? up next, we'll talk with an expert who is working to shine a media spotlight on missing african-americans. matt's brakes didn't sound right... ...so i brought my car to mike at meineke...
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when faups go missing you may not hear about it right away. that's the truth. the second grade teacher went missing two weeks ago.
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the search did not get huge media attention until just a few days ago. missing person cases involving white, especially white children often get massive amounts of national media coverage. why do missing african-americans get less attention? derek wilson, the co-founder and ceo of the black and missing foundation joins me from washington. why is that, derrica? >> a lot of times people like to associate missing children as run aways, so they're not given news coverage. when it comes to missing adults they like to classify them as some sort of criminal activity so their news is not worthy as well. >> you worked in law enforcement before starting this foundation. what obstacles did you face when investigating cases involving missing african-americans? >> we have had numerous cases come to our attention where law enforcement didn't take the place report, so that raises a huge challenge for us in helping
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these families with the news media coverage and the decision makers tell us our stories are not news worthy and we continue to pound the pavement and create partnerships with media, partnerships with law enforcement to help these families because at the end of the day it is not just the sole responsibility of law enforcement, it is law enforcement, the community, the media. >> i know we're talking people here. let's talk numbers here. how many people go missing in the united states every year and how many of them are african-americans? >> last year alone over 600,000 people were reported missing in the united states and 40% much those reported missing were persons of color. >> the media cove little ra, do they balance out with that? >> absolutely not. one of the things we like to say less is more and less of one particular race and more of everybody else that's missing
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greater the reunion because we're not trying to dishonor any community, we just want an equal playing field. >> what about in the case of terri lynn monet? what do you think? do you think law enforcement is doing enough and did you have trouble because you pitched this story to the national media as well, right? >> we were very successful in pitching the story. we had our partner to cover the story and with this particular case i am interested in knowing how soon did the police report get filed? if in fact her car as well as her information was entered into the nyic which is the national crime information center, that's how we as laufrd communicate and then even though polygraph examinations are not admissible in court, i would be interested in knowing who the friends were that were with her in the bar
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that night t seems strange this young lady would go sleep in her car and they would allow her to do so at 4 a.m. in the morning. >> i have to run because of time purposes. i will ask one more question if the producer allow it. let's just be blunt here. why do you think that national media gives less attention in cases involving african-americans than whites? is it racism? >> i will say there is a phrase out there, white women syndrome. if you're not with blonde hair and blue eyes your stories are not sensational enough and we to want change that to create an equal playing field for all persons missing. >> derrika wilson, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> republicans coming together to figure out what's wrong with their party and fix it. at the same time looking for a candidate for 2016. we'll talk to you about the cpac conference and the straw poll results next. everyone has their own way of doing things.
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president obama is selling a creative way to pay for research into alternative energy sources. in his weekly address he presented a plan to use the money collected from private companies that drill for oil on public lands. >> this idea isn't mine. it actually builds off a proposal put forward by a non-partisan coalition of ceos and retired generals and admirals. let's take their advice and free our families and our business from painful spikes in gas prices once and for all. >> the president said he supports increased domestic oil production along with more research into solar power, wind power, and biofuels. in the republicans weekly address congressman paul ryan talked about his plan for reducing the national deficit and balancing the budget. ryan said a balanced budget would make a difference far beyond just crunching numbers. >> the crucial question isn't how we balance the budget, it is why it is a means to an end.
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we're not balancing it as an accounting exercise. we're not trying to simply make numbers add up, we're trying to improve people's lives. >> it includes a repeal of the obama health care plan and makes dramatic changes to medicare and the changes would not affect current enrollees. conservative activists have been meeting outside washington talking about what went wrong in the last election and what they can do to win back their own house. late this afternoon paul and i talked to hur political director about the poll results and what the win means for rand paul's future. they tended to be about 50%. about 3,000 total. half of them were young. he has inherited his father's political organization in many ways and his candidacy for the president in 2012 was fueled by young people. any surprises, any big
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disappointments? >> i think a big disappointment may have been for rick sa to know you mean. he did come in third, behind marco rubio who came in second. this is a conference important for him and his candidacy. he is a social conservative and a lot of folks that come here are social conservatives and he can praise in the top three and i am sure rick santorum working it hard yesterday would have liked to have won. >> talk about ben carson, and tell us what he said today at cpac and that has everybody really talking right now. >> i have to tell you, the big surprise is doctor carson, he is a pediatric neurosurgeon and made headlines when he was critical of president obama at the national prayer breakfast and specifically critical of health care, president obama's health care law as well as the obama administration's policies.
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this morning he was critical again of the obama administration and this is what he had to say about his future. let's take a listen. >> let's say you magically put me, you know, into the white house now, all right, all right. >> i don't know if there is much more to say. listen to the response ben carson was asked whether he would run for the white house. the cloud erupted. i have to tell you, dr. ben carson who is going to leave the medical field shortly looks like he will seriously consider running for the white house and could be one of the newest faces and one of the most prominent faces of the conservative movement. >> that would be very interesting for 2016. talk about sarah palin, too. she got people talking. she went up to karl rove and
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even made fun of michael bloomberg and his big drink ban. what was her message? >> well, you know, sarah palin always does well in these conservative forums and she really delivered again today. she did take a poke at mayor bloomberg and pulled out a large sugary drink and took a sip out of it which the room exploded in applause and laughter and sarah palin was very critical of the obama administration. one of the interesting things she did say, the republican party, don, needs to be able to look at each other and while they may not all agree, they have to stay together. a poignant moment that will be overlooked and as they talk about being a big ten party sarah palin in some ways delivered that message. >> thank you very much.
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coming up on half past the hour, i want to get a look at your headlines on cnn. a pregnant coach at the university lacrosse team was killed today when the team bus crashed in southern pennsylvania. police say the bus driver when it veered off the highway and hit a tree. the lacrosse team from remember seton hill university and christina quigley, the 30-year-old coach died from her injuries at a hospital. quigley was six months pregnant. her unborn baby did not survive. dante stallworth is in stable condition tonight after being seriously burned in a hot air balloon accident. he was hurt when his balloon crashed into power lines earlier today. a female companion was hurt, too, and also in stable condition. his agent spoke with us earlier and said he should make a full recover. good news for crews battling a wildfire in northern california. about 1,000 acres west of fort collins were chewed up by the
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fire that started yesterday and was immediately whipped up by the high winds. hundreds of families evacuated their homes out of caution and many could go home tomorrow. lower temperatures and calmer winds are helping fire fighters get a handle on the fire. pope francis says he wishes for a catholic church that is for the poor. he met with reporters today. le deliver his first noon blessing tomorrow from his papal apartment from crowds gathered below in st. peter's square. men in skirts, food, coloring, and beer? must be st. paddy's day. michael bloomberg walked his last st. paddy's day parade as mayor. it is actually sunday but already bab pipe sightings from chicago to dublin. savannah, george, holds a biggie
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teachers are pretty awesome people but this one is going above and beyond. ohio elementary school teacher plans to give one of her students a kidney. listen to the parents of 8-year-old nicole miller. >> i was skeptical. we had gone through 18 people. i was like just think about it, pray about it, see how it goes. >> want to do that in such a self sacra official way is just very humbling as a parent. >> very humbling. >> i am nobody special. i am just a wife, a mommy and a teacher. >> just a teacher, huh? let's meet wendi killian joining from us washington to talk about
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how she came to this decision. how are you doing? >> good, thank you. >> doing well? you told me in the break you were nervous. >> yes, very nervous. this is way out of my comfort zone here. >> you're nervous about doing this interview, you're not nervous about the kidney? >> no. i have total peace about that. i know that goddes has orchestrate thtd whole thing and his fingerprints are all over it, so i am not nervous about that. this scares me. >> good for you. we'll take good care of you. no worries. you call nicole miller your student, your sunshine girl. tell us about the moment you decided to help her in this way. >> the moment that i decided to step forward and to see if i was a match for her was during a parent teacher conference that i had last february with la tisha, and it was just any other normal parent-teacher conference, and i just asked her, well, tell me about what the perfect match for
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nicole would be, and latiesha listed off the criteria and i kept thinking, huh, that's me. i have that blood type. i have that. and like latiesha said, she told me to think about it and pray about it, and i went home and discussed it with my husband and before i could even get the whole sentence out he was very supportive and told me that i should try and just see what happens. >> a genetic disorder and only one kidney. she miss a lot of school? >> she does. mostly due to just being exhausted. so i know she has wonderful parents and they do all they can to help her, to get her there, and to try to fill in the gaps where she has missed. >> you know the importance of being a donor because your own son was saved by a blood plate let donor. did you know the donor? >> no, not at all. >> how is your son doing? >> amazingly well. it was nine years ago, and it is
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total recovery. no side effects whatsoever. >> did that factor into your decision? >> you know, at first i wasn't even really thinking about that until maybe a few weeks later where it hit me, whoa, i remember saying that prayer bedside as he was getting the blood platelet transfusion if there was ever a way that i could ease this burden to help out another family, to help another mom who was sitting there praying beside her child that the lord would use me. >> and so you ask and you shall receive the opportunity. >> exactly. yes. >> you're waiting for the hospital to call to tell you it is time for the transplant. how does that feel? at any moment, what's that like? >> now, that part is a little nerve racking just making sure that my classroom is ready and current students and will be taken care of in my absence and
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also making sure that my family is there to take care of my sons at home and so mance if he would christian school is an amazing place to work and i have no worries there the teachers will smooth things over for my sub and also my own son there is so i know they will be hugged on and loved on all day and throughout my recovery. >> we wish you the best and your sunshine girl the best as well. thank you so much. that was easy, right? >> that was. thank you. >> thank you, wendy killian, we appreciate it. we know there are a lot of problems with the u.s. health care system. tonight at 8 eastern cnn examines it in a special from cnn films, escape fire, the fight to rescue the american health care system. here is an excerpt. >> they said let food be your medicine and medicine be your food. i think that's a good place to start. as a society we have to make it
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easier and more affordable for people to make better lifestyle choices than worse ones. >> there is the bright blue slush. this is responsible for insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome and obesity and the artificial colors are not good for you. this is major reason why we see kids getting fat in this country. fake bread. we take grains and turn the them into products like this that rapidly raise blood sugar, provoke insulin responses, cause insulin resistance and promote weight gain. some people, this is all they eat is food of this sort. it is not whole food as nature produces it. it is completely changed food.
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our grandparents did not eat stuff like this. we have made all of this unhealthy food the cheapest and most available food. people eat what's cheap and what's available. >> stay tuned for the cnn film special, the fight to rescue american health care coming up at the hop of the hour 8 eastern on cnn. up next in this broadcast how did this beautiful gym owner become the first woman in nascar's pits? this is $100,000.
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rev up your engines. time to meet the latest woman of nascar. she is working on the pit crew, a grueling job no woman has attempted until now. here is erin burnett. >> nascar has never seen anything like this. meet christmas joy abbott, yes, that's her realtime. she is the first female pit crew member in history to have a shot at competing in elite level nascar races. she is barely over 5 feet tall but don't let that full you. abbott is a force. she can dead lift 255 pounds and squat upwards of 200. the 115 pound trailblazer has a gun tattooed on her hip to remind her of the time she spent in iraq. danica patrick may not name you know. abbott is also breaking entirely new barriers for women. in order to work in the pits
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abbott has to whip around a speeding race car with an air gun in her hand, unbolt five lug nuts, rip a 606 pound tire off the car, bolt on a new one and repeat it on the other side in 12 seconds. >> that's awesome. >> she practices every day to keep her spot on the team. >> when i hit, i am hitting straight onto cap the whole lug nut. if i angle it, it is not going to cap the whole lug nut and then it doesn't come all the way off and you have just caught yourself a tenth or 2/10 or more of a second that could mean the race. >> abbott says it was her competitive nature that drew her to the sport. >> it is the adrenaline of running in front of a car and then having the car zip by you and 50 to 60 miles an hour behind you and it is just literally two feet of safety. >> she still remembers her first long walk towards the ex football players and 300 pound military men that command the pit. >> walking into somebody else's
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house. i kept my head down and kept working. >> great, great job on the -- that was very, very close. >> hit them hard, they come off. >> abbott didn't know it at the time. even her pit crew coach was could do. >> i thought a woman getting into the sport predominantly ruled by males, not something that comes across your desk every day. >> after seeing abbott in action, pete became a believer. >> i remember the first time she walked on the plane going to richmond, and just burning holes through her with their eyes and if that didn't intimidate her, she is good to go. >> despite that experience and the one that is will follow, abbott refuses to leave her femininity behind. she remains a woman in every sense. >> the on going joke is if i am not in tennis shoes i am in pumps, and i love wearing dresses and curling my hair but that doesn't mean that i don't like to get dirty. i like to work. i like to be physical in my
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work. and think that it has been overlooked that women can do both. >> erin burnett, cnn. >> good for her. what if you had head phones which had the technology to essentially read your mind? sound like something out of a science fiction novel? nope. that's ahead. (music throughout)
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okay. a couple of tech stories now. but as we marvel at cutting edge technology, sometimes it's good to remember for some things the old way is the only way. >> emma. >> emma. >> emma. >> emma. >> emma. ♪
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>> emma? >> boom. now, what if your music could automatically match your mood? japan's neurowear is making headphones that use a sensor you see there in your forehead. right? to detect brain waves. there it is on your screen. and it sifts through your music library and picks tunes to match your mood. or maybe uses it in reverse. like if you're driving and you get drowsy suddenly you have the heavy met a.m. blasting from your speakers to wake you up. no word on when these hit the shelves. but i want a pair. they're kind of big, though. but i need some for my big ears. and freshly returned from her south by southwest extravaganza is laurie segal. she's cnn's money tech expert. welcome back. >> thanks. good to be back. >> is that a tan that i see? >> it's sunny in austin.
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i will say, it's sunny, and people are out and about. it's a lot of fun. a lot of fun. and a lot of work, too, don. >> okay. so it's good to have you back. this sort of wearable tech, it's the big thing right now, right? >> what is what everybody's talking about. it's not just what's the hot app right now. it's technology that's essentially expanding far past your smartphone. i spoke with a woman. she had a brain sensing headband she was showing off. it was called the muse headband. it measures your brain waves. connects to your phone. you can see what your brain waves are doing. interesting, interesting stuff. you're looking at it right there. and what's more interesting is what you can actually do with that. i speak to ariel garten. she's the founder. i said what is the practical use of this type of technology. listen to what she had to say, don. >> we all know the experience of sort of drifting off as we're trying to read something. and when you practice continually bringing your focus back, you're able to read contracts more effectively. you're able to pay attention to the person who's talking to
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without drifting off. >> you know, essentially, you can connect with the different apps and use this technology and work on building your memory and reducing your stress and all sorts of things. so it's the idea that this technology can make us a better version of ourselves. a little bit smater, helping our memory, that kind of thing, don. >> i just can see the health stories now. what are these things doing to your brain? you know what i'm saying? >> oh, yeah. >> oh, yeah. fitness and health, big player with these gadgets that you ware, tell us about jawbone. is this the same old jawbone that you used to have? is it an upgraded one? >> so jawbone essentially -- the company combines hardware and software. you might have heard of the jambox. that's their music sector. but they have the jawbone up, which is essentially a bracelet you can wear. and it monitors your sleep. it monitors how much you're moving. and the idea is to take all this data and make ourselves a little bit better. we can see when we're sleeping poorly and that kind of thing. i spoke to jawbone's ceo.
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really interesting guy. and i asked him about this trend and whether or not this technology's going to become ubiquitous and why we're hearing about it more. don, listen to what he had to say. >> okay. >> i think what's happening is sensors and computing power and connectist has gotten to a point where it's cheap enough and small enough that you can put it into lots of different things. so there's a whole set of applications that you can do when you have sensors and kind of computing horsepower and connectivity on different parts of your body. >> laurie, that is a different jawbone. the jawbone i was talking about was it was like a bluetooth thing you put in your ear. this is something much different. >> it's cool. it's interesting. i've been playing around with it a little bit and apparently i need to sleet a bit more. it's very interesting technology. >> shocking. someone in broadcasting needs to sleep a bit more. >> really? >> we're talking about wearable tech, we have to mention these google glasses. you saw a pair of these, right? did they let you wear them? >> oh, god, did i try. i was at an event. and you were like the cool geek if you had the google glasses.
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not many people had them. i think david carp, who's the founder of tumblr, he had them. i walked up to this guy who worked at google and asked if i could wear them and he pretty much went into the defense zone and he wouldn't even let me take a picture with them. they're very extreme right now. but they were really cool to see in person, and he actually took a picture of me just by looking at me, which was so weird and interesting at the same time. and we're going to start seeing these more and more. you can only imagine that this is just the beginning. but you are kind of like the cool geek if you have them, don. >> yeah. just get a pair of glasses and take the lenses out and pretend you have them. and nobody will know the difference. >> i might do that. >> thank you, laurie segall. good to have you back. >> thank you. next, a new way to separate your oreo cookie. joe doesn't k, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish and game from the great northwest. he'll start investing early, he'll find some good people to help guide him, and he'll set money aside from his first day of work to his last,
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how do you separate an oreo cook carrie? here's cnn's jeanne moos. >> the old way. ♪ oreo cream sandwich. >> reporter: to unsandwich the cream, step one, pull apart oreo.